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Meaning of "unentertaining" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNENTERTAINING

unentertaining  [ˌʌnˌentəˈteɪnɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNENTERTAINING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Unentertaining is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNENTERTAINING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unentertaining in the English dictionary

The definition of unentertaining in the dictionary is not entertaining or amusing.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNENTERTAINING


aquaplaning
ˈækwəpleɪnɪŋ
award-winning
əˈwɔːdˌwɪnɪŋ
beginning
bɪˈɡɪnɪŋ
caning
ˈkeɪnɪŋ
designing
dɪˈzaɪnɪŋ
determining
dɪˈtɜːmɪnɪŋ
draining
ˈdreɪnɪŋ
entertaining
ˌɛntəˈteɪnɪŋ
Groening
ˈɡreɪnɪŋ
mining
ˈmaɪnɪŋ
reigning
ˈreɪnɪŋ
remaining
rɪˈmeɪnɪŋ
retraining
ˌriːˈtreɪnɪŋ
sustaining
səsˈteɪnɪŋ
training
ˈtreɪnɪŋ
uncomplaining
ˌʌnkəmˈpleɪnɪŋ
unsustaining
ˌʌnsəˈsteɪnɪŋ
veining
ˈveɪnɪŋ
waning
ˈweɪnɪŋ
winning
ˈwɪnɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNENTERTAINING

unenlarged
unenlightened
unenlightening
unenquiring
unenriched
unenslaved
unensured
unentailed
unentered
unenterprising
unentertained
unenthralled
unenthusiastic
unenthusiastically
unentitled
unenviable
unenviably
unenvied
unenvious
unenvying

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNENTERTAINING

adjoining
bargaining
cleaning
combining
data mining
declining
in-service training
in training
lining
management training
off-the-job training
on-the-job training
out of training
potty training
reclining
shining
silver lining
streamlining
teacher training
weight training
whining

Synonyms and antonyms of unentertaining in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «unentertaining» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNENTERTAINING

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The translations of unentertaining from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «unentertaining» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

unentertaining
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

unentertaining
570 millions of speakers

English

unentertaining
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

unentertaining
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

unentertaining
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

unentertaining
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

unentertaining
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

unentertaining
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

unentertaining
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak kenal pasti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unentertaining
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

unentertaining
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

unentertaining
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Unentertaining
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

unentertaining
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

unentertaining
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दुर्लक्षित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

unentertaining
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

unentertaining
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nudnym
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

unentertaining
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

unentertaining
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

unentertaining
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

nie onder gehou
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

unentertaining
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

unentertaining
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unentertaining

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNENTERTAINING»

The term «unentertaining» is normally little used and occupies the 113.332 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNENTERTAINING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about unentertaining

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNENTERTAINING»

Discover the use of unentertaining in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unentertaining and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Works
... America, and yet bid defiance to the deadly example of its natives.' — Fearon, pp. 252, 253. Yet. this. charge. can. hardly. apply. to. the. north-eastern. parts. of. the. Union. The. following. sample. of. American. vulgarity. is. not. unentertaining  ...
Sydney Smith, 1845
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature
What pity it is, that excellent paper, and accurate printing, should have been bestowed upon such an unentertaining medley ! In one place we are told, that young Worthy was a youth: in another, a father talks of his son's exlinking with a girl ...
Tobias George Smollett, 1762
3
The critical review, or annals of literature
... advertisement pressixed to this poem, that the author had a mind to try is he could put together those parts os Tasso' s Jerusalem which afsorded him the most entertainment, and sorm a little poem os them which might not he unentertaining ...
‎1774
4
The Barrister: or, Strictures on the education proper for ...
unentertaining argument; that the best speakers, in all ages, have illuminated the prosaic languor of didactic reasoning, with these flashes of borrowed eloquence; and they have constantly and uniformly, when well introduced, been attended ...
‎1818
5
The Phrenological Journal and Miscellany
we heard a person tell a story, in itself so simple, and, when read, so unentertaining as not to excite any emotion, with such ludicrous effect, that the inclination to laughter was irresistible. We have heard another tell the same story without any ...
‎1827
6
The Child's Instructor Improved: Consisting of Easy Lessons ...
The books which we first put into the hands of children, are generally dry and unentertaining.— They are unentertaining to a child, because he cannot understand them : and if a child does not understand his lesson, he will learn it with difficulty ...
John Ely, John C. Totten, 1843
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A supplement to Johnson's English dictionary: of which the ...
The quality of being unentertaining. Last post I received a very diminutive letter ; it made excuses for its unentertaining- nefs. Gray's Letters. UNE'NVIOUS. adj. Void of envy. You too, O Nymphs, and your unenviout aid The rural powers confess.
George Mason, 1803
8
Eighteenth-century Modernizations from The Canterbury Tales
Lipscomb left out of his near-complete edition "because 1 did not wish to swell the work with what was dry and unentertaining" (l:xi). Reviewers who comment on Lipscomb's exclusion of Milter and Reeve do not remark the Parson's absence .
Betsy Bowden, 1991
9
A Phraseological English-Latin Dictionary ...
Siccus, aridus ; i e. unentertaining (of a book, &c), aridus, exilis, jejunus, exsanguis, concisus. — Of an answer, concisus, brevis, breviter. drily (to answer, &c.). Concise. — To write, &c., exiliter. to dry. Sicco, 1 ; exsicco, arefScio (Lucr., Varr.).
Charles Duke Yonge, 1855
10
ASTA Travel News
Frankly, I found most of them uneducational, unentertaining and generally lacking in travel motivation. They were uneducational simply because they showed nothing new. It could be argued that my opinion here is invalid by virtue of my being ...
American Society of Travel Agents, 1963

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNENTERTAINING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unentertaining is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Half a War' concludes trilogy with blood, betrayal and wit: book review
“Half a War” is fast once it gets started, sometimes cruel, but never unentertaining. And while it is a closing chapter for some vendettas, it leaves the door more ... «New York Daily News, Aug 15»
2
Iredell school board survey sheds light on distrust
... and were accused of, among other things, establishing “a culture of fear and dissent” and turning the board into an “unentertaining and ineffective circus.” ... «Statesville Record & Landmark, Aug 15»
3
Batman Arkham Knight: A Matter of Family DLC review!
I have played to many DLC that was just filler content, a reused map and a bland unentertaining story but “A Matter of Family” did a good job separating itself ... «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
4
If we recreate the mammoth, it will be 99.999 per cent white elephant
The unentertaining fact is that resurrecting animals that died out 65 million years ago is likely to remain far beyond the bounds of possibility for a very long time to ... «Spectator.co.uk, May 15»
5
The Dub Sack: Grizzlies Swipe 2-1 Series Lead
Memphis expertly executed its unentertaining, grit-and-grind strategy to beat the Warriors for the second straight game. Memphis' celebrated mask-wearing point ... «SFist, May 15»
6
From March Madness to April Ennui
I won my March Madness pool in 2010 due to my sheer hatred of Duke, and can only assume they will lose in an unentertaining slog against Kentucky. I really ... «Paste Magazine, Apr 15»
7
The New Minions Trailer Is Adorable And Full Of Spunk
It seemed like a good idea, but infortunately, this format was unentertaining and proved that it was the ensemble nature of the show that was part of its inherent ... «Cinema Blend, Feb 15»
8
The Most Annoying Person on a Plane: Sir Patrick Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel could have read the list, but that would have been unentertaining and not funny. Instead he had Sir Patrick Stewart act them out. No “Earl Grey tea ... «Washington Free Beacon, Jan 15»
9
Andrew Marr thinks he's a novelist. I don't
A review of 'Head of State', by Andrew Marr. Fantastical, cumbersome and unentertaining, Marr's debut suggests he should definitely stick to his day job. «Spectator.co.uk, Sep 14»
10
Entertainment: 5 scenes that will (un)entertain you in this Akshay …
There are innumerable unentertaining scenes, below are the five best of them. **SPOILER ALERT**. 1. Sonu Sood and Prakash Raj's introduction scene-. «India.com, Aug 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Unentertaining [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/unentertaining>. Jul 2020 ».
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